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 Bill Status of HB0620  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IMDMA-PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Barbara Hernandez and Dan Brady

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/602.5
750 ILCS 5/602.7


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Deletes language providing that nothing in the Act requires that each parent be allocated decision-making responsibilities. Provides that it is presumed that fit parents act in the best interests of their children. Deletes language providing that in determining the child's best interests for purposes of allocating parenting time, the court shall consider the amount of time each parent spent performing caretaking functions with respect to the child in the 24 months preceding the filing of any petition for allocation of parental responsibilities, or, if the child is under 2 years of age, since the child's birth.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/23/2021HouseTo Family Law & Probate Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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